How does God inspire our decisions? By writing instructions in the sky or causing lightning to strike? No, God directs our steps through ordinary day by day circumstances. Through our study of Ruth, Alistair Begg points to God’s gracious care evident in our daily life. Listen to Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
- Biblical Figures
God of the OrdinaryThe book of Ruth must surely be one of the loveliest short stories ever written. Its four chapters contain a tale of purity, faithfulness, innocence, loyalty, duty and love, yet it is set in dark times. The concluding verse of the book of Judges, which comes immediately before Ruth in the Bible, tells us that, "In those days Israel had no King; everyone did as he saw fit." One commentator says, "The book of Judges teems with violent invasions, apostate religion, unchecked lawlessness, and tribal civil war." It is against this backdrop of strife and chaos that this story unfolds. Ordinary people in Bethlehem facing the everyday events of life; marriage, moving home, bereavement, family relationships... In all of this we are reminded that no matter how dark or dramatic the events of life appear to be, God still has His people and is still working out His purposes. It is in the humdrum and routine events of life that we discover God at work. If you have ever wondered if God really knows who or where you are or whether He could possibly be interested in you, you will find this series of studies to be particularly useful. Join Alistair Begg as he encourages us to look for God in the everyday ordinariness of our lives.
Many Christians struggle to understand the relevance of the Old Testament in our current culture. But when we study Jesus’ life and ministry, we discover that all of Scripture tells His story from beginning to end. Hear the exciting details on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Throughout the Old Testament, God revealed glimpses of Himself and His character through certain prophets who spoke His words to the people. But now, the fullness of God has been revealed in the person of Jesus Christ. That’s our topic on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg! More
Most people know that Jesus died on the cross. But knowing something isn’t the same as understanding it! On Truth For Life with Alistair Begg, we’ll ponder what it truly meant for God to pour out His wrath on His Son, as we continue the series Jesus 101. More
The image of Jesus on the cross has become so familiar that we often lose sight of all that moment represents. By pondering Jesus’ prayer in Gethsemane, we’ll attempt to recapture the awe and wonder of the cross. That’s our focus on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. More